The Latest RV Park and Campground Briefs

November 1, 2012 by   - () Comments Off on The Latest RV Park and Campground Briefs


From the Journal Review, Crawfordsville:

Select Indiana state parks will close temporarily to allow for controlled deer reductions in the coming weeks.

The dates for the temporary closings are Nov. 13 and 14, and Nov. 26 and 27.

The state parks affected are Chain O’Lakes, Charlestown, Fort Harrison, Harmonie, Ouabache, Prophetstown, Shades, Shakamak, Spring Mill, Tippecanoe River, Turkey Run, Versailles and Whitewater Memorial. These state parks will close to the general public the evening before each of the two efforts and reopen the morning after each two-day reduction.

Individuals familiar with the annual schedule should note that the first round is on Tuesday and Wednesday rather than the traditional Monday-Tuesday because Nov. 12 is a state holiday. The traditional Monday-Tuesday schedule returns for the second round on Nov. 26 and 27.


From WPMI-TV, Mobile:

Revelers planning on bringing an RV to next year’s Mardi Gras festivities in Mobile better act quickly.

The Mobile Civic Center, where an informal RV park assembles for the annual festivities, says there are a very limited number of RV hookup spots remaining.

Those spots are on a first-come, first-served basis.

The spots are for RV hookup only and no free standing RV parking is available.

Each spot can be reserved for $912, if reserved by Dec. 12.

That price is for the entire Mardi Gras season.


From a news release:

The Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation seeks public comment on updates to the Vermont Outdoor Recreation Plan, 2005-2009, which has expired.

The new document provides a vision, along with goals and actions, in support of outdoor recreation endeavors throughout the state for the period 2013 through 2017, according to a press release from the department. Towns, organizations and recreationists are encouraged to refer to the plan when coordinating their activities with statewide priorities.

The draft plan is available for review at:

Contact the Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation for a printed copy. Any suggested changes, additions, corrections, etc. should be submitted to Ed O’Leary before Nov. 30, 2012. In addition, a webinar will he held on  Nov. 14  from 6:30 until 7:30 p.m., at which time a quick review of the process which led up to the development of this draft plan will be presented, and the public will be provided the opportunity to ask questions and provide input, states the release.

Presenters include Ed O’Leary with the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation, as well as Lisa Chase and Walt Kuentzel of UVM. To access the webinar on Nov. 14, please follow the link above and follow the instructions to login to the webinar 10 minutes before it starts, the release states.


From the Tioga Tribune:

Sonya New is providing freshly baked goodies to oil patch workers from her “Simply Cakes” restaurant in White Earth. New’s bakery is serving up homemade quiche, muffins and cinnamon rolls every morning, along with plain old Folgers coffee — the full strength stuff.

The food is served out of a walk up window in a rented modular unit parked on the edge of the Railroad Springs RV Park, just east of the grain elevator on White Earth Road.

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